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Interplay UK expands with new hires across the company

Published on: 16th September 2020

Interplay has announced several new hires and a promotion across the sales, marketing, finance and operations departments.

Interplay new hires

Interplay UK continues to expand its business with significant investment in infrastructure, people and its product portfolio. The company has announced several new hires and a promotion across the sales, marketing, finance and operations departments. This further supports the company’s strong business strategy to increase marketing activity, competitiveness and distribution. The bolstered teams ensure the company remains on track to continue outgrowing the market.

Interplay UK’s new recruits are Mark Murray, previously at Spinmaster and Seiko, who joins as UK sales manager, Jenny Hodges, who brings experience from Lego and Schleich, as national account manager, and Alison Clapcott as sales administrator. In recognition of her continued success, Karen Patterson has also been promoted to national accounts manager.

Justin Clasby, formerly at Hasbro, Lego and Re-Creation, joins as senior marketing manager and due to the impending retirement of Barry Hine, who has been with Interplay since the early days, Matthew Kirsch, formerly of University Games, will take the role of finance director. Interplay will also benefit from Graham Jacobs’ extensive logistics experience, as he joins as operations manager.

Adrian Whyles, MD, Interplay UK comments: “We wish Barry Hine, our outgoing finance director, a long and healthy retirement. He has been a major part of Interplay’s successful growth over the years. We are also delighted to welcome the new members into our fantastic team. We have high-quality, professional staff in place across every department to support the continuous growth and exciting plans we have for sustained expansion of the business going into 2021 and beyond.”

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